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  • November 14, 2018

    FOR  IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    BOULDER—North Dakota State Sen. Ray Holmberg of Grand Forks, N.D. was elected Nov. 9 as the new chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), at WICHE’s biannual commission meeting last week in Broomfield, Colo. WICHE, a federal compact of Western states and U.S. Pacific territories and freely associated states, works collaboratively to expand higher education access......

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  • November 9, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    BOULDER, CO—The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has appointed Dr. Demarée Michelau president of the regional interstate higher education agency serving 16 Western members, including U.S. states, territories, and freely associated states and their 80 million residents.

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  • August 29, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Behavioral Health Program and the University of North Dakota College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines have been selected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) to co-administer a new Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MH–TTC).

    The selection is accompanied by a......

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  • July 31, 2018

    Improving postsecondary success for American Indians, Alaska Natives
    is goal of new 3-year initiative

    Note: A selection of conference photos is available here:
    contact us for caption and credit info.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DENVER—The first annual Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) National Summit was held July 26-27 at the Westin Denver Downtown Hotel, attracting nearly 100 higher education leaders to discuss, debate, and problem-solve issues unique to 24 Native-Serving colleges and universities, and to the tens of thousands of American Indian......

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